19 November 2018

Vizor Software Shortlisted for Five Women in IT Awards

Vizor Software have been named finalists in five 2018 Women in It Award categories with six members of the team recognised. Winners will be announced at the Mansion House in Dublin on 21 November.

Vizor Software, the world leader in supervisory software for financial regulators and cross-border information exchange for tax authorities, announced today that six team members have been listed as finalists for the 2018 inaugural Women in IT Awards Ireland.

The Women in IT Awards Ireland is part of the Women in IT Awards Series, which has further events in Silicon Valley, London, New York and Singapore. Organised by Information Age in association with Amazon Web Services, the awards programme is the leading initiative among extensive efforts from the tech world to rectify a significant gender imbalance.

‘Vizor is very proud of the fact that we have such strong female representation across all teams, in both technical and leadership roles. Statistically women occupy just 19% of IT roles in Ireland whereas we have over 30% representation within Vizor,” commented Sarah Anderson, Vizor’s Head of Product Delivery. “We strive for a well-rounded workforce with diverse interests, this is something that is enabled by building a multicultural workforce that also embraces gender equality. Women value relationships and try to understand the need of their team, they are good communicators and collaborators. When these characteristics of women are brought into workplace environment, it contributes towards the benefit of the organisation. “

Shortlisted from Vizor Software are:

  • Woman of the Year: Joanne Horgan, Chief Innovation Officer
  • Transformation Leader of the Year: Sarah Anderson, Head of Product Delivery
  • Business Role Model of the Year: Maeve Tracy, Customer Support Manager
  • Transformation Leader of the Year: Olena Redrugina, Transformation and Change Manager
  • Rising Star of the Year: Shelby McCormick, Solution Architect
  • Future CIO of the Year: Ana Balanescu, Client Operations and Relationship Manager

“All of the finalists deserve a massive congratulations for the achievements that have resulted in them being shortlisted for an award. We can’t wait to welcome everyone for one of the biggest nights in technology on 21 November,” Nick Ismail, Content Editor, Information Age.

Finalists were selected from more than 500 nominations and the winners will be announced at a Gala dinner taking place at Dublin’s Mansion House. Bank of Ireland’s Group Chief Operating Officer Jackie Noakes will be the keynote speaker.